10  Fun Things  to do in  Salt Lake City

Surrounded by mountains, Salt Lake City Utah is a gem of a city in the western US. From arts and culture to things for families and outdoor adventurers.

There is always something to do in this city, no matter the time of year. Known for outdoor recreation and just some good old-fashioned fun, here are ten fun things to do in Salt Lake City.

Learn Local History at the Iconic Temple Square

Temple Square is the headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly referred to as “The Mormons”.

See the Other-worldly Bonneville Salt Flats

These salt flats are the remnant of an ancient sea and are most famous for where rocket car drivers set the land speed record.

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One of the best places to visit the lake is Antelope Island, about a one-hour drive north of downtown. Swimming, or rather floating, in the lake, was a big tourist draw a hundred years ago.

Drive to Antelope Island

Natural History Museum of Utah

This museum focuses on all that came before them in Utah and the Intermountain West, from Native Americans to dinosaurs found locally.

Hike Ensign Peak

Ensign Peak is one of the best hikes near Salt Lake City and is the perfect hike if you’re visiting downtown and want something quick and easy.

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